Overall: 3 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 15.9 cm )
Molded pearlware waste bowl with dark blue transfer print of New York City Hall; inner border of bowl with floral transfer print; center of bowl interior has print of man and woman in landscape; exterior of bowl printed with two identical images of New York's City Hall.
Designed by John McComb in 1803 and completed in 1812, New York's third City Hall is the oldest municipal building in continuous use in the United States. This waste bowl would have been part of a larger tea set.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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